San Diego Padres

18h

Last weekend saw Kansas City take two of three from St. Louis in the I-70 series, so we have a new No. 1: The defending American League champs.

5d

SAN DIEGO — For all the personal shots at the Ricketts family and the questions about when the Cubs would act like a big-market team again, Scott Boras always understood the turnaround would be go

6d

SAN DIEGO — The Cubs bullpen hasn’t been as good as advertised, making manager Joe Maddon sound a little defensive at times and forcing Theo Epstein’s front office to rebuild on the fly.

1w

SAN DIEGO – The time will come for the Cubs to put their money where their mouth is.

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